Frederick II of Prussia on Horseback
An illustration of Frederick II of Prussia on horseback. Frederick II (January 24, 1712 – August 17, 1786) was a King of Prussia (1740–1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. In his role as a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, he was Frederick IV of Brandenburg. He became known as Frederick the Great and was nicknamed “Old Fritz".
Harper's New Monthly Magazine (New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1871)